According to the THES - QS World University Rankings, four institutions from Spain are ranked in the Top 150 in Europe. University of BARCELONA is the highest ranked university in the country, placed 84th in Europe and 194th in the world. Universidad Autònoma de BARCELONA is the second top in the country, placed 108th in Europe and 258th globally, followed by Universidad Autónoma de MADRID (134th in Europe and 306th in the world) and University of NAVARRA (141st in Europe and 319th globally).

Univ of Barcelona is also the only Spanish university ranked in the World top 200 by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities in 2008.

According to the Financial Times Global Top 100 MBA Programs 2008, IE Business School is rated 8th in the world, followed by Iese Business School (11th globally) and Esade Business School (21st globally).

According to the Whitefield Consulting Worldwide Top 10 European EMBA Ranking 2008, Instituto de Empresa is rated 1st in Europe.

List of universities in Spain:
  • Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Oviedo
  • Escuela Universitaria de Estudios Empresariales
  • Institut Universitari de l'Audiovisual
  • Instituto de Ciencias de la Educación
  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia
  • Universidad Pública de Navarra
  • Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
  • Universidad Pontifica Comillas de Madrid
  • Universidad de Alicante
  • Universidad de Almeria
  • Universidad de Cádiz
  • Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
  • Universidad de Cordoba
  • Universidad de Granada
  • Universidad de La Laguna
  • Universidad de Málaga
  • Universidad de Murcia
  • Universidad de Navarra
  • Universidad de Oviedo
  • Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • Universidade da Coruña
  • Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
  • Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Universitat Jaume I de Castelló
  • Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Universitat Politècnica de València
  • Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Universitat Ramon Llull
  • Universitat Rovira i Virgili
  • Universitat de Barcelona
  • Universitat de Girona
  • Universitat de Lleida
  • Universitat de Valencia
  • Universitat de les Illes Balears
  • University of Cantabria
  • University of Valladolid
  • University of the Basque Country
* Suggested Reading:

Top Universities for Spanish

Top Medical Schools in Spain

Top Business Schools in Spain

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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